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NTBG Plant Name:
Terminalia samoensis
Barcode:
PTBG1000047657
Specimen ID:
035271
Collector ID:
8615
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
April 21, 2001
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
NPSAS, US, BISH
Observers:
Diane Ragone, Tavita Togia
Region:
Polynesia
Country:
AS
Island Group:
SAMOAN ISLANDS
Island:
Ofu
State:
MANUA DISTRICT
County:
Ofu County
Locality:
Toaga site on island's South coast, National Park of American Samoa between coastal road and shoreline; elevation 2-3 m, location about midway in park.
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Tree 6-7 m tall, trunk 40 cm dbh, canopy dense, umbrella-shaped, lvs. glossy above. Ripe fruits pink-red. Flowers pinkis h-white, green in bud. Dominant tree in some areas. Samoan name: talie.
Habitat:
Littoral forest.
Associated Species:
Terminalia samoensis, Thespesia populnea, Hernandia nymphaeifolia, Cocos, Barringtonia asiatica, Pandanus tectorius, Tournefortia argentea, and herbaceous understory.
Comments:
National Park of American Samoa Acc.#: NPSA-00002 Catalog#: NPSA 140.
Date of Record Creation:
February 20, 2014
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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